Licensing of U.S. Agricultural Shipments to Cuba

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Licensing of U.S. Agricultural Shipments to Cuba

on September 18th, 2018 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

The U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) is requesting public comments on the effectiveness of its licensing procedures for exports of agricultural commodities to Cuba. BIS will include a description of these comments in the biennial report it is required to submit to Congress under the Trade…

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Korea Temporary MRL List

on September 18th, 2018 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

South Korea recently released a list of temporary maximum residue limits (MRLs) that will be effective before the end of this year and maintained through the end of 2021. Please review the list of temporary MRLs and send feedback on critical missing MRLs to plantdivision@fas.usda.gov, julie.chao@fas.usda.gov, and loren.lapointe@fas.usda.gov by September…

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U.S. National Trade Estimate Report

on August 30th, 2018 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

NAEGA members are invited to participate in comments to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) regarding the publication of the annual National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers (NTE Report). USTR is requesting written comments to assist the in identifying significant barriers to U.S. exports of goods…

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Russia’s Implementation of its WTO Commitments

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The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) is seeking comments from interested persons as it prepares its annual report to Congress on Russia’s compliance with its World Trade Organization (WTO) accession commitments. The Trade Policy Staff Committee (TPSC) will also convene a public hearing to assist the USTR in…

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China’s Compliance with WTO Commitments

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The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) is seeking comments from interested parties as it prepares its annual report to Congress on China’s compliance with its World Trade Organization (WTO) accession commitments. In particular, USTR is seeking comments on commitments in the following areas: Trading rights. Import regulation…

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Codex SPS Standard-Setting Activities

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The USDA’s Office of Trade and Foreign Agriculture Affairs (TFAA) is requesting public comments on the sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) standard-setting activities of the Codex Alimentarius Commission (Codex). TFAA seeks comments on SPS standards under consideration and recommendations for new standards. The official notice in the Federal Register can be…

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USDA AMS Grain Inspection Advisory Committee

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The USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) Grain Inspection Advisory Committee will be holding a public meeting on September 5-6, 2018 at AMS National Grain Center in Kansas City, Missouri to advise the AMS on the programs and services delivered under the U.S. Grain Standards Act. Recommendations by the Advisory Committee…

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Meeting on IMO III 5

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The Department of State will be holding a public meeting on Friday, September 14 to prepare for the fifth session of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Subcommittee on Implementation of IMO Instruments (III 5) to be held at the IMO headquarters in London, UK, on September 24-28. Agenda items include…

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Khapra Beetle Comments

on August 10th, 2018 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

The NAEGA Grades and Inspections Committee is considering a response to the North American Plant Protection Organization, which is seeking public comment on developing a harmonized North American approach to preventing the introduction, establishment and spread of khapra beetle in various pathways. Final comments are due to NAPPO on September…

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U.S. Corn – Peru CVD Investigation

on August 10th, 2018 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

NAEGA continues to gather and covey information to interested members regarding Peru’s recent self-initiation of a countervailing duty case against U.S. origin yellow corn. On July 24 Peru initiated an investigation into U.S. yellow corn imports under the WTO Subsidy and Countervailing Measures agreement and Peruvian law. Currently, the U.S. Trade…

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